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Mark Burger - Movie Reviews from WKRR

Mark Burger, 2 Guys Named Chris' Film Critic, brings you the latest on newly released moveis in theaters and on DVD.
by Lauren McCombs posted Mar 6 2015 9:55AM
Unfinished Business (1/2 Star) - A hard-working small business owner and his two associates travel to Europe to close the most important deal of their lives. But what began as a routine business trip goes off the rails in every way imaginable - and unimaginable.

Focus (2 Stars) - In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.

What We Do In The Shadows (3 Stars) - Viago, Deacon, and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs, and overcoming flatmate conflicts.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Tales From The Crypt (1972) (3 Stars) -
Five people get lost in a crypt and meet up with a strange crypt keeper who tells them stories of how they died.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/03/04/?article=2460010&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/03/04/?article=2460016&output=html
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by Lauren McCombs posted Feb 27 2015 5:05AM
Mr. Turner (3 1/2 Stars) - An exploration of the last quarter century of the great, if eccentric, British painter J.M.W. Turner's life.

Hot Tub Time Machine 2 (1 Star) - When Lou finds himself in trouble, Nick and Jacob fire up the hot tub time machine in an attempt to get back to the past. But they inadvertently land in the future with Adam Jr. Now they have to alter the future in order to save the past - which is really the present.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Drive Hard (3 Stars) -
A former race car driver is abducted by a mysterious thief and forced to be the wheel-man for a crime that puts them both in the sights of the cops and the mob.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/02/25/?article=2454141&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/02/25/?article=2454121
 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Feb 23 2015 6:20AM
50 Shades Of Grey (1 Star) - Literature student Anastasia Steele's life changes forever when she meets handsome, yet tormented, billionaire Christian Grey.

Kingsman - The Secret Service (3 1/2 Stars) - A spy organization recruits an unrefined, but promising street kid into the agency's ultra-competitive training program just as a global threat emerges from a twisted tech genius.


DVD Pick Of The Week

Don't Look Now (3 Stars) -
A married couple grieving the recent death of their little daughter are in Venice when they encounter two elderly sisters, one of whom is psychic and brings a warning from beyond.


Links To Reviews
Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/02/18/?article=2450029&output=html
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly/2015/02/18/?article=2450058&output=html
 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Still Alice (3 Stars) - Alice Howland, happily married with three grown children, is a renowned linguistics professor who starts to forget words. When she receives a devastating diagnosis, Alice and her family find their bonds tested.

Still Life (3 Stars) - A council case worker looks for the relatives of those found dead and alone.

Jupiter Ascending (1 Star) - In a bright and colorful future, a young destitute caretaker gets targeted by the ruthless son of a powerful family who lives on a planet in need of a new heir, so she travels with a genetically engineered warrior to the planet in order to stop his tyrant reign.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Secret State (3 Stars) -
Secret State explores the relationship between a democratically elected government, big business and the banks.


 
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by Lauren McCombs posted Feb 9 2015 4:12AM
Birdman (3 1/2 Stars) - A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.

Project Almanac (2 1/2 Stars) - A group of teens discover secret plans of a time machine, and construct one. However, things start to get out of control.

Match (1 1/2 Stars) - As a Juilliard professor is interviewed by a woman and her husband for her dissertation on the history of dance in 1960's New York, it becomes increasingly clear that there are ulterior motives to the couple's visit.



DVD Pick Of The Week

Henry V (3 1/2 Stars) -
The gritty adaption of William Shakespeare's play about the English King's bloody conquest of France.



Links To Reviews

Movie Reviews -
http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/02/04/?page=30
DVD Reviews - http://npaper-wehaa.com/yes-weekly#2015/02/04/?article=2440990

 
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